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Backstreet Cafe

1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019 (Neartown/ Montrose)
713-521-2239
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Ranked #50 of 7,254 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, International
Neighborhood: Neartown/ Montrose
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Austin, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Great food, great service, great wine list. All of us tried different entrees, all were delicious. I chose the portabella burger, yummy! My spouse chose the jalepeno pasta with veggies, he loved it. The wine list has many choices, and their cocktails looked delicious. The dessert list was impressive, but we were too full to try any. Definitely worth visitng... More

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Houston, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excellent service and food! We made reservations but got stuck in traffic on the way. I called to let them know we would be late and they said, "No problem! Take your time, you get here when you get here!" When we arrived the hostess remembered me and even said, "it didn't take as long as you thought after all!... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Excellent cafe, excellent service, beautiful patio. It has valet parking only. I will definitely return. The scallops and grits were to die for! Great side dish vegetables. One OSU the nicest restaurants I have had the privilege of attending!

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Montgomery, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Location, service, food and wine selection. We were lucky enough to be in town when the weather was outside perfect for dining. This restaurant has been around for many years and never fails to live up to its reputation.

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Houston, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

There are very few months in Houston - in fall and spring where you can dine while sitting outside and during that time vising this restaurant is particularly pleasant. They have interesting selection of food and good wine list and at evenings their patio quickly fills out with patrons, so make sure to call and make a reservation in advance.... More

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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a great restaurant to go to if you want real food that is good for you. It's almost like a health food restaurant with quite a variety of incredible ingredients. yet there are items on the menu for those that don't want health foods. It is a refreshing change of pace. Don't sit under an Ac vent -... More

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Houston, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My husband and I ate here this morning, Sunday after church. We arrived a little before 10:00am (when they actually open) because the entire area is under street construction; which makes an already difficult place to get to, even more of a challenge. However, we were just here in March and my review then was average and nothing but the... More

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A very lovely place to meet for Brunch on a rainy Sunday. Menu is not pages long, but has very good variety. The food was excellent - bottomless good coffee, wonderful entrees - baked pears were awesome. Valet parking -- necessary in that neighborhood. Wonderful old house. Had not been in several years. Definitely worth a trip!

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Austin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Very good! Wide variety on the menu (think updated versions of grandma's food with a yummy twist), we had great steak and shrimp and grits! Located in quaint house, valet parking. Will go back again.

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Houston
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

We had a great time, the food was incredible - my wife had the lamb, so tender, I had the scallops. We had the red wine and white wine pairing menus. Get there early if you want a table

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Additional Information about Backstreet Cafe

Address: 1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019
Phone Number: 713-521-2239
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Eclectic, International

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